ANTIQUE QASHQAI RUG, SHEKARLU BORDER, TRIPLE MEDALLION, ...

Item Ref
R-1356

Size: 7ft 0in x 5ft 0in (213 x 155cm).

Antique Qashqai rug, with triple latch hook medallion design, outstanding drawing and colour. The medallion is surrounded by a field filled with floral rosettes and tribal design elements. Note the beautifully drawn main border, which is identical to the one found on the famous 'Sigmund Freud' couch rug .

Circa 1880 or earlier.

The rug is very fine with very detailed drawing, the colours are of the highest possible quality.

The rug is in good condition with medium pile and even wear.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

A superb collectible display item, tribal weaving of the highest order.

Stock Number: R-1356.
£12,500

OUTSTANDING TRIBAL KHAMSEH RUG, RARE DESIGN, GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-894

Size: 6ft 7in x 5ft 11in (200 x 180cm).

Antique Khamseh tribal rug of beautiful design and colour.

Circa 1870.

A scarce example of one of the most beautiful of all nomadic tribal designs woven by the Khamseh tribe. A few known rugs of this design are published in the leading books on tribal rugs.

The rug is of very fine weave with the floral design woven in natural dyes with wonderful saturated colours; making this a wonderful wall hanging or a statement on the floor of any room.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has always been very thin and light weight due to the fineness of the weave. There are a few scattered old re-weaves that are very hard to detect.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-894.
£11,000

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, EXCELLENT COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
H-320

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 3in (182 x 130cm).

Excellent Antique Tribal Qashqai rug with central medallion and all over floral design.

Circa 1880.

The rug has a abrashed mid indigo blue ground with a small central medallion, floating on a field which is covered with a floral design consisting of flowers and small rosette flower heads. Note the small animals that are hiding amongst the flowers. The rug has classic Qashqai border designs and retains the checker board design at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and almost full pile, the rug is of fine weave with good wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand. The dye quality is of the highest order.

This is a truly outstanding example of Qashqai weaving that has survived in untouched original condition.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-320.
£10,000

OLD ISFAHAN RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN, SUPERB CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
R-1614

Size:10ft 10in x 7ft 0in (330 x 214cm).

Old Isfahan carpet, of superb classic design with outstanding colours.

Circa 1930.

The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile of lambs wool. The carpet has a velvet like feel.

The carpet has a floral lattice all over design and has amazing detail, it is an outstanding example of type. This is a carpet of the highest quality and would grace any room.

The colours are superb, with an madder red ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The light blue border contrasts well with the red ground.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1614.
£9,000

ANTIQUE MALAYER RUG, VERY FINE WEAVE WITH ...

Item Ref
R-2011

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 3in (210 x 160cm).

An outstanding example of a Malayer rug with the 'Harshang' design on an dark indigo ground.

Circa 1900.

This rug is a rare example from this village featuring this sought after design which is usually found on Caucasian or North West Persian rugs of an earlier date. The borders of the rug are detailed and very well drawn, with the main border being an ivory ground floral design. The rug has a superb colour palette which glows against the midnight blue Indigo.

This is a superb example of village workshop weaving that will grace the finest room and compliment either antique or contemporary furnishing styles.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-2011.
£7,250

ANTIQUE AFSHAR LONG RUG WITH ALL OVER ...

Item Ref
R-165

Size: 9ft 1in x 5ft 3in (278 x 159cm).

Antique South Persian Afshar long rug of all over boteh design.

Circa 1890.

A rug of superb colour and design with very soft glossy wool. The rug has a classic Afshar stripped border design. Note the small central border with miniature boteh.

Excellent condition with slight even wear, full pile.
Very soft wool, hand washed and ready for use.

A superb furnishing rug suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-165.
£6,500

ANTIQUE KORK KASHAN RUG, VERY FINE, SOFT ...

Item Ref
R-1867

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 3in (212 x 130cm).

Antique Persian Kork Kashan rug of traditional large medallion design.

Circa 1900.

This is a very finely woven rug from the workshops of Kashan, the rug is made using 'Kork' wool, this is the finest lambs wool. The rug has a classic Kashan single medallion design, woven in a range of outstanding colours. The sides of the rug are bound in crimson/purple silk.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear in places and medium pile. Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

A beautiful antique rug that would grace any room and sit alongside the finest antique furniture.

Stock Number: R-1867.
£6,500

ANTIQUE QASHQAI KASHKULI RUG, FLORAL DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-1977

Size: 8ft 3in x 5ft 5in (252 x 166cm).

Antique South West Persian Kashkuli Qashqai rug with all over small floral design.

Circa 1900.

A very attractive rug by the Kashkuli sub tribe of the Qashqai. The rug has a madder red field with a indigo blue outer field. The field is covered in a floral design with multiple flowering shrubs, the corners have a box design in ivory and green. A feature of the rug is the borders in wonderful shades of yellow, blue and ivory. This is a very good decorative Kashkuli rug.

The rug has even wear with good pile. The rug is of large size and will make a superb furnishing statement in any room.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1720.
£6,250

ANTIQUE BIJAR RUG WITH MINA KHANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-194

Size: 7ft 1in x 4ft 4in (216 x 132cm).

Antique Persian Bijar rug of traditional mina khani design with excellent natural dyed colours.

Circa 1880.

The rug has excellent colour and design, the mina khani (many flowers) design which is beautifully drawn, note the very soft yellow and light blues and greens. The ivory ground border with a flower and oak leaf design frames the rug well. As with most older Bijar weavings this rug is on a wool foundation.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: H-194.
£6,000

ANTIQUE QASHQAI KASHKULI RUG, HERATI DESIGN, LATE ...

Item Ref
H-201

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 6in (195 x 137cm).

Antique South West Persian Kashkuli Qashqai rug, with triple medallion design, outstanding drawing and colour. The two large medallions and small central medallion are surrounded by a field with the herati design. Note the beautifully drawn main border on an ivory ground.

Late 19th century.

The rug is in outstanding condition with full pile and only slight signs of wear, original kilim end finish at the lower end.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

A superb display item.

Stock Number: H-201.
£6,000

ANTIQUE SHEKARLU QASHQAI RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
R-1405

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 7in (260 x 170cm).

Antique Shekarlu Qashqai rug of classic design, a rug of unusually large size.

Circa 1900.

This classic Shekarlu has a field full of tribal motifs, including shrubs, flowers, tribal motifs, and the Shekarlu comb design.

The array of colours is outstanding including yellows, soft blues, reds and greens. The border is of typical Shekarlu design, both ends have the original checkerboard finishes. The weave is classic Qashqai with red wefts.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile, the ends have been secured and the sides re-bound, there are a few very small finger tip size old repairs. This is a sturdy rug that will stand up to floor use well.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1405.
£6,000

ANTIQUE SAROUK RUG, VERY FINE WEAVE, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-1918

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 7in (200 x 140cm).

Antique Persian Sarouk rug of classic small medallion design, with floral sprays on an terracotta red ground.

Circa 1900.

This is a classic example of a Sarouk rug, well drawn with good colour. The deep indigo blue medallion stands out well on the soft red ground. The field is filled with floral sprays. The border design is very detailed and is in soft golds and greens.

Full pile with very slight wear, very fine soft lambs wool.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. A superb rug that would grace any room.

Stock Number: R-1918.
£5,500

ANTIQUE QASHQAI KASHKULI RUG WITH BIRD BORDER, ...

Item Ref
R-1720

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 9in (230 x 144cm).

Antique South West Persian Kashkuli Qashqai rug with floral design. Note the unusual bird border.

Circa 1900.

A very attractive rug by the Kashkuli sub tribe of the Qashqai. The rug has a dark indigo field with a small central medallion containing the Qashqai emblem. The field is covered in a floral spray design with the corners in a madder red. A feature of the rug is the classic Kashkuli bird and flower border. This is a very good decorative Kashkuli rug.

The rug has even wear with good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

A superb collectible display item.

Stock Number: R-1720.
£5,500

ANTIQUE BIJAR RUG, WONDERFUL SOFT PASTEL COLOURS, ...

Item Ref
R-2009

Size: 8ft 11in x 5ft 8in (274 x 173cm).

Antique Persian Bijar rug of traditional all over herati design with excellent natural dyed colours.

Circa 1880.

The rug has excellent soft pastel colour with an ivory ground covered in the herati design. The border is in a very soft warm madder red, with the traditional floral palmette design in soft pastel colours. As with most older Bijar weavings this rug is on a wool foundation.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile. This is a superb furnishing rug that could either work as a small room size carpet or as a large rug. The colour palette gives it great flexibility for use in any design style as the soft colours will blend well with almost every colour scheme that you choose.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: R-2009.
£5,500

ANTIQUE AFSHAR LONG RUG, EXCELLENT DESIGN AND ...

Item Ref
H-209

Size: 8ft 10in x 5ft 3in (270 x 161cm).

Antique South Persian Afshar long rug large medallion design.

Circa 1880.

A rug of superb colour and design with very fine soft glossy wool. The medallion is of the traditional Afshar hexagonal shape with the small arrowheads at the ends. The medallion is filled with a lattice of small colourful octagons. The rest of the field and the borders reflect Afshar weaving at its best. Both ends retain the original fine stripped kilims.... although slightly ragged in places.

Excellent condition with even wear, medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use.

Stock Number: H-209.
£5,500

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, BEAUTIFUL DRAWING WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1802

Size: 8ft 2in x 5ft 1in (248 x 154cm).

A very good Antique Tribal Qashqai rug, triple linked medallion design with excellent colour.

Late 19th century.

A classic Qashqai tribal rug with three medallions, the rug is covered with tribal design elements. There are many very well drawn animals. The rug retains its original checkerboard finishes at both ends. The multiple borders are of classic Qashqai design.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug is of fine weave with good wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1802.
£5,500

ANTIQUE RUG BY THE LURI TRIB, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-1446

Size: 7ft 5inx 5ft 3in (226 x 160cm).

Antique Luri tribal rug in outstanding condition with classic design.

Circa 1900.

This rug is an excellent example of Luri tribal weaving, with a field of four latch hook medallions. The medallions are filled with rosettes and other tribal devices, the indigo blue field contains many small animals, flowers and tribal designs. The border designs are typical of Luri work.

The rug has very slight wear with good full pile, the wool quality and colours are outstanding. The rug is also of a very useful size being slightly larger than normal.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1446.
£5,000

ANTIQUE AFSHAR VASE DESIGN RUG, VERY FINE ...

Item Ref
PM-02

Size: 5ft 0in x 4ft 6in. (153 x 137cm).

Antique Afshar rug of 'vase' design on an ivory ground.

2nd half 19th century.

This is a scarce rug of very fine weave, the design is a large vase with a floral spray surrounded by flowers and leaves with stars. The borders are beautifully drawn examples of classic Afshar designs. The rug has a wonderful array of soft pastel colours.

The rug is in good condition for its age, it has a very thin cloth like handle, even overall wear with low pile. There are some old re-weaves and repairs scattered throughout the field.

Very soft wool, hand washed and ready for use.

A rug suitable to be displayed ad a wall hanging.

Stock number: PM-02.
£4,950

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG OF UNUSUAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-257

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 4in (210 x 132cm).

A good Antique Tribal Qashqai rug with unusual all over design on a sky blue ground.

Circa 1880.

The rug has a very light indigo blue ground which is covered with a floral design consisting of large boteh and flowers with the field filled with small rosette flower heads.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug is of fine weave with good wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-257.
£4,500

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, TRIPLE MEDALLION WITH ...

Item Ref
R-120

Size: 8ft 10in x 4ft 10in (270 x 146cm).

Antique Qashqai rug with triple medallion design, the medallions contain a large scale heratti design, this also has elements repeated in the field.

Circa 1900.

There are also many small birds, animals and flowers along with other tribal designs.

The colour palette is soft and includes a nice yellow in the border.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear with low pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-120.
£4,500

ANTIQUE MALAYER VILLAGE RUG, MOTHER AND CHILD ...

Item Ref
R-1594

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 0in (196 x 123cm).

An outstanding example of a Malayer rug with the 'mother and child' boteh design on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

This rug is a rare example from this village featuring this sought after design. The borders of the rug are detailed and very well drawn.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1594.
£4,500

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, TRIPLE MEDALLION WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1714

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 4in (206 x 133cm).

A good Antique Tribal Qashqai rug, triple linked medallion design with superb colour.

Late 19th century.

A very pleasing rug with three linked medallions each containing the Qashqai emblem, the field is filled with large birds, a few animals and many flowers and small boteh. The triple borders are of a classic Qashqai floral design. The rug retains its original checkerboard finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile, the rug is of fine weave with very soft wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1714.
£4,250

ANTIQUE LONG RUG BY THE AFSHAR TRIBE, ...

Item Ref
H-275

Size: 9ft 7in x 4ft 11in (293 x 151cm).

Antique South Persian Afshar long rug of all over boteh design.

Circa 1890.

The rug has rows of floral boteh on a very dark indigo blue ground which is framed by a traditional Afshar floral border. The rug has superb long stripped kilims at both ends.

Good condition with slight even wear, good pile.
The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

A good furnishing rug suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-275.
£4,250

ANTIQUE TRIBAL KHAMSEH RUG WITH CANE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-258

Size: 5ft 11in x 4ft 6in (180 x 135cm).

Antique South West Persian Khamseh Rug with cane design.

Circa 1880.

A good example of a Khamseh tribal rug, cane design with two medallions. Each of the medallions is filled with tribal elements including pecking chickens.

The border is of a classic Khamseh design.

Excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-258.
£4,250

ANTIQUE ABEDEH RUG WITH ZILI SULTAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1962

Size: 7ft 5in x 5ft 0in (227 x 152cm).

Antique Abedeh rug with the classic Zili Sultan ‘vase and peacock’ design, the rug has excellent soft colours on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of fine weave and an excellent example of type, the border design is unusual for this design of rug, the simple red ground with pomegranate flowers is usually associated with the earliest examples. Note all the small birds in the field design surrounding the vases of flowers.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug is of a larger size than is normally found.

Stock Number: R-1962.
£4,250

ANTIQUE TABRIZ RUG WITH SAFAVID INSPIRED VASE ...

Item Ref
H-307

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 6in (200 x 138cm).

Antique Tabriz rug with all over Safavid inspired vase design.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a soft indigo blue field covered with a 'vase' design with floral palmettes and vines. The dark indigo blue border with floral design frames the rug well.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. The rug is of very fine weave with soft wool.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: H-307.
£4,250

ANTIQUE LURI RUG OF OUTSTANDING DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-1718

Size: 8ft 4inx 5ft 1in (255 x 156cm).

Antique South West Persian Luri tribal rug of outstanding and unusual design.

Circa 1900.

This rug is an excellent example of Luri tribal weaving, with diagonal rows of a traditional Luri design. The dark indigo blue field is filled with rosette flower heads and other tribal designs including some small animals. The borders are classic Luri designs.

The rug has slight wear with good pile, the wool quality and colours are outstanding.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1718.
£4,000

ANTIQUE FARAGHAN RUG OF CLASSIC GARDEN SHRUB ...

Item Ref
R-1119

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 4in (200 x 132cm).

Antique Faraghan rug of the garden shrub design with a single medallion.

4th quarter 19th century.

This is a very good example of a Faraghan rug with fine weave and a very well drawn shrub design in a lattice format with a small central medallion. The colours give a very soft overall effect with an abrashed blue field. The rug has a classic feel and would grace any home complementing fine antique furniture.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and short even pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1119.
£3,995

ANTIQUE KHAMSEH TRIBAL RUG, SUPERB DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
R-115

Size:7ft 0in x 5ft 5in (215 x 176cm).

Antique Khamseh tribal rug of beautiful design and colour.

Circa 1900.

A classic example of a Khamseh ‘bird’ rug. Six ivory linked medallions on an indigo blue field filled with birds and animals. A superb border frames the rug.

The rug is of a very useful almost square shape.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-115
£3,995

ANTIQUE NOMADIC TRIBAL KHAMSEH RUG WITH BOTEH ...

Item Ref
H-034

Size: 6ft 2in x 4ft 5in (189 x 134cm).

This rug is an outstanding example of nomadic tribal weaving by the Khamseh tribe. The rug is probably woven by the Arab-e-Abolmohammadi or Arab-e- Mazidi tribal sub group of the Khamesh.

Circa 1880.

The rug has an ivory coloured field filled with rows of large boteh, not that there are only three boteh in the bottom row and four in all the others. This style of boteh is known as 'eagle on a nest' by the local weavers. The rug is unusual due to the amount of yellow/gold used in the design, the borders are very attractive.


The rug is in excellent condition with a fine weave and medium low pile. This is a fine and light weight rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-034.
£3,950

ANTIQUE TRIBAL AFSHAR RUG WITH REPEAT HERATTI ...

Item Ref
H-139

Size: 5ft 5in x 4ft 5in. (164 x 135cm).

Antique tribal Afshar rug with repeat heratti design.

2nd half 19th century.

An interesting early tribal Afshar rug with a repeat heratti (leaf) design on a dark indigo blue ground. The field is also covered with small tribal devices such as amulets. The borders are of classic design. Note the long kilim ends with a band of weft work decoration.

Good condition with even wear, medium pile.

Very soft wool with a floppy handle, hand washed and ready for use. The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock number: H-139.
£3,950

ANTIQUE QASHQAI RUG, TRIBAL DESIGN, GREAT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
R-1719

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 5in (260 x 166cm).

Antique south west Persian Qashqai tribal rug.

Circa 1900.

A good Qashqai rug with a single medallion containing the Qashqai emblem. The soft orange/red ground is covered with flowers, leaves and other tribal designs; the border is of the traditional pomegranate design.

Good condition with slight even wear, good pile. This is a very well made rug that will stand up to domestic use very well.

Hand washed and ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1719.
£3,750

ANTIQUE SENNEH RUG, IVORY GROUND WITH HERATI ...

Item Ref
H-098

Size: 6ft 8in x 4ft 7in (204 x 141cm).

Antique Senneh rug with an ivory ground and all over herati design.

Circa 1900.

This is a beautifully drawn example with superb colours including soft reds, yellows, greens, blues and pink. The border is a classic Senneh design on a soft red ground.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: H-098.
£3,500

ANTIQUE QASHQAI KASHKULI RUG, BOTEH DESIGN ON ...

Item Ref
R-1379

Size: 7ft 3in x 4ft 7in (165 x 111cm).

Antique Kashkuli Qashqai rug with boteh design. Note the beautiful ivory floral border.

Circa 1890.

A very sweet small size Kashkuli rug with all over boteh design, the dark indigo blue field contrasts well with the soft madder red and the ivory border.

The rug has even wear with medium / low pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

A superb display item.

Stock Number: R-1379.
£3,500

ANTIQUE ABEDEH VILLAGE RUG, TRIBAL DESIGN, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
R-1937

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 11in (200 x 151cm).

Antique Abedeh rug with the tribal medallion design, a rug with outstanding colour.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of a traditional tribal design with a small central medallion, the field is filled with tribal design elements such as flowers, shrubs and even two strange little human figures standing either side of the central medallion. The border is a very pleasing feature of this rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1937.
£3,250

ANTIQUE AFSHAR NERIZ RUG WITH VASE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1359

Size: 5ft 9in x 4ft 11in (174 x 150cm).

Antique Afshar Neriz rug with vase design and floral spray.

Circa 1900

A superb Afshar rug with wonderful soft colour and traditional Afshar design. The rug is of the so called Neriz type, with a heavily depressed warp structure and heavy thick dense pile.

Excellent condition with very slight wear, good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1359.
£3,250

ANTIQUE QASHQAI LONG RUG, VERY UNUSUSL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1315

Size: 6ft 11in x 3ft 8in (210 x 112cm).

A good Antique Qashqai long rug, with very unusual box design usually found on kilims.

Circa 1900/20.

A good Qashqai rug with excellent wool and superb colour. The design is one of the most unusual of all Qashqai designs, note the small animal in the bottom right hand corner.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. The rug retains the original end finishes and the typical Qashqai checkerboard design at the ends.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1315.
£3,250

ANTIQUE ABEDEH RUG WITH ZILI SULTAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AOR-047

Size: 7ft 3in x 4ft 11in (220 x 150cm).

Antique Abedeh rug with the classic Zili Sultan ‘vase and peacock’ design, the rug has excellent colours on an ivory ground.

Circa 1920.

This is a superb example of type, with excellent colour and soft wool, the red ground border is of unusual design and frames the rug well.
Note all the small birds in the field design surrounding the vases of flowers.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

This rug has a well recorded history, it was exhibited in 1938 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and was then taken by the owner to Switzerland and in 1999 it was sold at auction in Zurich. The original auction catalogue is included with the rug.

Stock Number: AOR-047.
£2,950

ANTIQUE KHAMSEH TRIBAL RUG, PECKING CHICKENS, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-1926

Size: 5ft 11in x 4ft 6in (180 x 135cm).

Antique South West Persian Khamseh Rug with three linked medallions.

Circa 1890.

A tribal rug of the classic bird design with the medallions and field covered with pecking chickens. The rug has a classic Khamseh border on a rich gold ground.

Excellent condition, even wear, fair pile. The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1926.
£2,750

ANTIQUE TABRIZ RUG OF CLASSIC DESIGN AND ...

Item Ref
R-1344

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 3in (183 x 129cm).

Antique Tabriz rug of classic design with a central medallion on a very soft abrashed terracotta ground.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a change of colour(abrash) to the field which adds to the attraction of the rug. The soft blues and gold colour give the rug a light feel. This is an excellent example of type with a colour palette in great demand for furnishing.

The rug has soft wool pile on a cotton foundation.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1344.
£2,750

ANTIQUE SENNEH RUG, IVORY GROUND WITH BOTEH, ...

Item Ref
R-723

Size: 6ft 3in x 4ft 6in (190 x 136cm).

Antique Senneh rug with an ivory ground and linked boteh design in a soft green.

Circa 1900.

The border is a floral design on a soft red ground.

The rug is of a fine weave with typical low pile that you find with Senneh rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and low pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-723

£2,750

ANTIQUE KHAMSEH RUG WITH REPEAT BOTEH DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-210

Size: 5ft 6in x 4ft 4in (167 x 132cm).

Antique Khamseh tribal rug with the well known large scale boteh design on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

The rug is covered with five rows of large boteh and in between them the field is covered in 100's of very small boteh. The border design is of a classic Khamseh design. The rug has the original checkerboard design at both ends. The rug has excellent natural dyes throughout.

The rug is in good condition with a even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-210.
£2,500

ANTIQUE SENNEH RUG WITH ZILI SULTAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-155

Size: 7ft 1in x 5ft 7in (217 x 171cm).

Antique Senneh region village rug with the classic Zili Sultan ‘vase and peacock’ design, the rug has excellent colours on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug is of fine weave and an excellent example of type, the border design is typical for this design of rug. The rug is of firm weave with thick dense pile.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-155.
£2,500

ANTIQUE SENNEH RUG, ALL OVER FINE HERATTI ...

Item Ref
R-290

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 5in (196 x 135cm).

Antique Senneh rug with a fine all over Heratti design on a dark indigo blue ground.

Circa 1900.

The border is a typical Senneh design using soft yellow.

The rug is of a fine weave with typical short cropped pile that you find with Senneh rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-290.
£2,450

ANTIQUE LURI TRIBAL LONG RUG, BOLD DESIGN ...

Item Ref
H-254

Size: 9ft 8inx 4ft 8in (295 x 143cm).

Antique South West Persian Luri tribal long rug with linked medallion design.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug is of typical Luri design, bold linked medallions with vibrant colour. This is a striking rug that will make a statement in any room. The rug has its original end finishes which include weft work decoration.

The rug has slight wear with good pile, the wool quality and colours are outstanding. The rug is also of a very useful size being slightly larger than normal.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use such as a hallway.

Stock Number: H-254.
£2,250

ANTIQUE AFSHAR RUG OF CLASSIC DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-1400

Size: 7ft 1in x 5ft 9in (215 x 176cm).

Antique Afshar rug of classic design

Circa 1900

Antique Afshar rug of classic design, with an indigo field containing three ivory medallions. The border is well drawn and typical of Afshar weaving. The rug has superb natural colours throughout.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1400.
£2,250

ANTIQUE MALAYER VILLAGE RUG WITH ALL OVER ...

Item Ref
R-1708

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 7in (201 x 140cm).

Antique North West Persian rug from the town of Malayer, the rug has an all over large size herati design on a dark indigo blue ground.

Circa 1920.

The rug is well drawn with pleasing colour, the border complements the rug well.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1708.
£2,250

ANTIQUE TAFRESH VILLAGE RUG OF CLASSIC DESIGN ...

Item Ref
H-312

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 5in (183 x 134cm).

A good example of a North West Persian Tafresh village rug from the Greater Hamadan Region.

Circa 1920.

The rug is of the traditional medallion design associated with Tafresh village with an undyed ivory wool ground, small flecks of wool from black and brown sheep can be found as well.

The rug has a well-drawn floral design and very pleasing soft colour, note the small birds drawn within the design, I have managed to find 21 so far, there may be more.

The rug is in outstanding condition with almost no wear and full pile. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-312.
£2,250